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Review: ‘Becky’ Is “Lean, Mean” And “Gory” Fun

Becky, directed by Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion, is going to garner either lots of praise or derision, based on the...

Review: Hidden Gem ‘Miracle Mile’ Deserves Cult Status

Miracle Mile,, directed by Steve De Jarnatt, deserves the same sort of cult status as movies like Heathers, Red Dawn, and...

Bruce Purkey Finds Dazzling Trash With ‘Blood Machines’

On paper, there is no reason I should enjoy Blood Machines, a Shudder Original Series, directed by Seth Ickerman. It has...

‘The Vast of Night’ Is A Cinematic Gem Of The Highest Order

The Vast of Night marks an auspicious debut for first-time director Andrew Patterson as he is joining Ari Aster, Robert Eggers,...

Emotional Truth And Subtlety Are Roadside Companions In ‘Driveways’

Driveways, directed by Andrew Ahn, is available to stream on video on-demand and digital. Under less deft direction and less incisive...

Lily Collins And Simon Pegg Hold The Key To A Frightening ‘Inheritance’

Inheritance contains a doozy of a plotline; a mysterious outsider (Simon Pegg) is chained up in a bunker by the family...

‘The Death of Dick Long’ Shines With Impeccable Dark Humor And Storytelling

The Death of Dick Long is the sophomore feature by director Daniel Scheinert (Swiss Army Man). This films opens as three...

Bruce Purkey Reviews Biosphere 2 Documentary ‘Spaceship Earth’

Spaceship Earth  (2020 - Dir. Matt Wolf), tells the story of the massive ecological experiment, Biosphere 2. In 1991, eight “biospherians”...

Bruce Purkey Reviews “Gloriously Atmospheric” ‘The Innocents’

The Innocents (1961), directed by Jack Clayton, may be unfamiliar to those younger than 35, but it is a gloriously atmospheric...

Tom Hardy Goes Gangbusters In Riveting And Inspired ‘Capone’

I'm a sucker for films that have a "go big or go home mentality," and after the failure of Fantastic Four,...

Beanie Feldstein Captivates In Bold And Bracing ‘How to Build A Girl’

One of the reasons why Stand By Me is a stellar coming-of-age feature lies in its unabashed look at the less...

Review: Trash Level Storytelling With ‘The Lodge’

The Lodge is the latest prestige horror outing by writer/directing duo, Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala. Both made a splash with...

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The documentary Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché centers on the life of the first female pioneer in cinema. The...

‘Enola Holmes’ Review – Millie Bobby Brown Shines As Sherlock’s Resilient Sibling

Millie Bobby Brown's international acclaim is obviously credited to TV's Stranger Things, and she has embarked on a promising film career as...

Marc Menchaca Reflects On ‘Alone’ Collaboration And Music Behind His Work

  Marc Menchaca (Ozark, Every Time I Die) stars in Alone, a thriller about a woman (Jules Willcox) who attempts to escape the clutches of...

Ronen Rubinstein Talks ‘No Escape’ And ‘9-1-1: Lone Star’ Lessons

  Ronen Rubinstein's acting career has taken off thanks to his work on Fox's 9-1-1: Lone Star, and now he co-stars with Keegan Allen and...